Tag: mourning

The Networked Animita: Transgender Remembrance on Social Media

Baird Campbell , November 19th, 2020


Tomorrow, November 20th, the world will commemorate Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day to collectively mourn and remember those who have died as a result of transphobia. Started…


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Podcast # 2 is online! Guest: Aleeha Ali

standplaatswereld , November 12th, 2020


In this episode, Puck de Boer talks with Aleeha Ali, who studied sociology in Pakistan, did a research master’s in anthropology in the UK and is currently a…


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Mourning while fighting for justice: The first months of the NOI DENUNCEREMO association, Bergamo, Italy by Chiara Alfieri

Chiara Alfieri , October 15th, 2020


This post was co-authored by members of CoMeSCov program who contributed to the development of research questions, data collection tools and data analysis: Firmin Kra, Francesca Mininel, Fleur…


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Call for reviews: Anthropology of Death and Mourning

Emilie Thévenoz , September 18th, 2020


The global pandemic has brought death  uncomfortably near for many of us. The way our governments, economists, scientists, and fellow citizens have reacted and tried to govern over…


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How Do We Listen to the Living?

Michelle Munyikwa , August 31st, 2020


I opened my twitter on June 15,  to read a non-Black person describe the murder of Oluwatoyin “Toyin” Salau as an “act of god.” They quote retweeted a…


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Grief and Getting Beyond the Endgame

Emma Louise Backe , November 15th, 2019


The lasting impact of Avengers: Endgame on our understandings of heroism, masculinity, and mental health.  By Emma Louise Backe An hour before I walked in to see Avengers: Endgame,…


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What Would You Do?

Rachael Lewis , February 22nd, 2018


Equality. A term flaunted in many public circles, political campaigns, and social justice movements. In these instances, “equality” refers to fairness and justice in life; the act of…


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The Obsession with Death, But Fear of Dying

Colleen Carroll , February 8th, 2018


In my observation of society there has always been an obsession with death. Death is everywhere in pop culture from blazing articles on tabloid pages at the supermarket…


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